Elementary Lessons in English for Home and School Use, Part 1

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Ginn & Company, 1886 - English language
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Page 186 - OPEN SESAME! About One Thousand Pieces of the Choicest Prose and Verse. COMPILED BY BLANCHE WILDER BELLAMY AND MAUD WILDER GOODWIN. VOL. I. for children from four to ten years old. VOL. II.
Page 186 - Public Schools, Manchester, NH The book is a handsome specimen of the arts of typography and binding, while the selections and their arrangement speak well for the judgment and taste of the editors. — CHAS. W. COLE, Supt.
Page 189 - ... anything hitherto published. Thus, while acquiring a knowledge of facts and events, the pupil is gaining a love for history and literature, moulding his diction by a classic author, and ennobling his character by contemplating one of the grandest types of humanity. There will be less of mechanical study and more of the real, less committing to memory of trivial facts, and a firmer grasp of the important ones. WE Buck, Supt.
Page 185 - I think it admirably adapted for the purpose intended. JA Graves, Prin. South Grammar School, Hartford, Conn.: I am glad to find at last a real Primary Arithmetic. TM Balliet, Supt. Schools, Springfield, Mass. : It is based on right principles, and the details are worked out with care. EC Branson, Supt. Schools, Athens, Ga. : The best to date in America ; and, in fact, the only Primary Arithmetic worth putting into the hands of pupils at all. JM Green, Prin. State Normal and Model Schools, New Jersey:...
Page 186 - English literature. With this " Open Sesame " in his possession a boy or girl has only to enter and make its wealth his own. Every piece is believed to be worth carrying away in the memory. The best writings of our classic authors are here, with selections from recent literature and not a few translations. It is very good indeed. We think it the best of all the collections. — EA SHELDON, Pria.
Page 23 - The word or words which show what is stated are the second part of a statement. EXERCISE 1. 1. Write five statements and draw a short vertical line between the two parts of each statement. EXAMPLES. — Margaret | made a picture. The butterfly and the bees | were in the garden.
Page 96 - Nouns ending in y preceded by a consonant change the y to i and add es to form the plural: as, ally, allies; lady, ladies.
Page 189 - There will be less of mechanical study and more of the real, less committing to memory of trivial facts, and a firmer grasp of the important ones. WE Buck, Supt. of Schools, Manchester, NH : I cannot think of another book so desirable for collateral reading by pupils studying history in the common schools. EH Russell, Prin. of Normal School, Worcester, Mass. : I have ordered a supply for class use. It seems to me the most noteworthy book that has appeared in this field for years. I recommend it right...
Page 9 - Eead for practice : — arise along above apart among a ride a lawn a bud a park a month a rule a lark a book a plume a mine a race a lute a bird a pencil a mule aloud, a loud voice; along, a long journey ; around, a round piece ; across, a cross dog ; afar, a far country ; abroad, a broad street. 5. Mention one thing that you have seen whose name begins with b, c, d, f, g, j, k, I, m, n, p, q, r, s, t, v, or w, and . speak the word a before its name. CAUTION. — When you read, do not forget to...
Page 186 - About One Thousand Pieces of the Choicest Prose and Verse. COMPILED BY BLANCHE WILDER BELLAMY AND MAUD WILDER GOODWIN. VOL. I. for children from four to ten years old. VOL. II. for children from ten to fourteen years old. VOL. III. for children of a larger growth. Illustrated, and handsomely bound in cloth. Price of each to teachers, and for introduction, ?j cents. No Eastern romancer ever dreamed of such a treasure-house as our English literature. With this " Open Sesame " in his possession a boy...

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